PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. has announced that it has been named a winner of the Climate Leadership Awards for the second time by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The award honored the company’s “exemplary corporate, organizational and individual leadership” in reducing carbon pollution and addressing climate change, Hasbro said in a statement. The company received the Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management – Goal Setting Certificate, which recognizes organizations that publicly report and verify corporate greenhouse gas inventories and set “aggressive” emissions reduction goals.
In September 2013, Hasbro established a goal to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent by 2020. It marked company’s third public GHG reduction goal. Hasbro first goal achieved a 43 percent reduction in GHG emissions from 2000 to 2007 for U.S. operations, while their second goal reduced global emissions by 32 percent from 2008 to 2012. •